March 2018

The Townsville Branch is bringing you an exclusive opportunity to meet our region’s elected leaders. On March 1, Member for Mundingburra Coralee O’Rourke, Member for Townsville Scott Stewart, and Member for Thuringowa Aaron Harper will provide their vision for development in the region at Heads up: Vision for Townsville. It’s not an event that occurs…

The Game-Changers: Sunshine Coast’s infrastructure opportunities With the Sunshine Coast population expected to grow by 50% over the next 20 years, policymakers are assessing the merits of infrastructure projects that can accommodate this growth and catalyse new economic opportunities for the region. From light rail to heavy rail, expanded highways to digital highways, there is…

In 2018, “The Power of Now” will echo through the Hilton Hotel hallways, as we venture to Cairns for the annual SCA (Qld) conference. In previous years, the themes have focused on the future, but as Gandhi once said, “the future depends on what we do today”. During the day, eleven topics, three workshops, and…

Thinking Smart – Councils Creating Smart Cities Whether undertaking the mammoth task of establishing a smart city from the ground up, or retrofitting existing assets to operate within the internet of things, SEQ’s Council of Mayors are embracing the challenge of creating the smart cities of the future. Councils have already introduced autonomous vehicles, internet…

Be Curious The keynote speakers and city tours will spark your curiosity. Explore the position of your business in 2018, how to harness emerging technologies, solutions to affordable housing and clean energy solutions. Disrupt Expert speakers and interactive panel discussions will challenge your comfort zones with disruptive thinking around urban policy, social housing and security,…

The Office of the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management is presenting a series of free seminars for anyone interested in body corporate legislation. Register your intention to attend. The seminars will give an overview of accessing body corporate records, enforcing by-laws and body corporate decision making. Feel free to come along with questions…

2018 Golf Day Challenge From tee off, to sunset, all players will enjoy the best of corporate golfing hospitality with an all-inclusive food and beverage services, on and off the course. The format of the day will be Ambrose with all teams having golf carts. The day concludes with networking drinks, canapés and prize presentation.…